Sat, May 21, 2022 1:02 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Golden State Warriors took a 2-0 lead in the BA's Western Conference finals by flipping the script in the second half of their 126-117 win over the Dallas Mavericks. Trailing by 14 at halftime, the Warriors outscored the Mavs 25-13 in the third quarter before lighting up Dallas for 43 points in the final period. Stephen Curry scored 32 points with six 3-pointers and eight rebounds. Kevon )keh-VAHN’) Looney had a career-high 21 points and 12 rebounds for Golden State.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Antti Raanta (AN'-tee RAHN'-tah) stopped 21 shots and the Carolina Hurricanes took a two-games-to-none lead in their Stanley Cup second-round series by blanking the New York Rangers, 2-0. It was the first career playoff shutout for Raanta, who has allowed just one goal in the series. Igor Shesterkin (shehs-TUR’-kihn) was perfect until Brendan Smith scored a short-handed goal 15:54 into the second period.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers have knotted their second-round series at a game apiece with a 5-3 comeback win over the Calgary Flames. Zach Hyman snapped a 3-3 tie with a short-handed goal at 10:14 of the third period. Leon Draisaitl (DRY’-sy-tul) and defenseman Duncan Keith each had a goal and two assists to support Mike Smith, who was sharp in stopping 37 shots after getting pulled early in the opener.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Will Zalatoris (zal-ah-TOHR’-ihs) is the leader through two rounds of the PGA Championship Southern Hills in Tulsa. Zalatoris took the outright lead with a birdie on 17 and is 9 under following Friday’s bogey-free, 5-under 65. That puts him one stroke ahead of Mito Pereira and three in front of Justin Thomas.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Freddie Freeman singled three times and had two RBIs in the Los Angeles Dodgers’ sixth consecutive win, 4-1 versus the Phillies in Philadelphia. Julio Urías (oo-REE’-uhs) pitched five shutout innings and the Dodgers blanked Philadelphia until J.T. Realmuto’s (ree-al-MOO’-tohz) RBI double with two out in the ninth. The late hit ended the Phils’ 21-inning scoreless drought.